Much has been said about the ongoing articling crisis in Ontario, but what we aren’t talking about enough is the impact the crisis is having on prospective licensees. In my previous articles for Canadian Lawyer 4Students, I spoke a bit about my journey and how that journey ultimately took me to Ontario’s new Law Practice Program at Ryerson University.
Monday, 15 December 2014 10:56 Written by Mallory Hendry
Many Canadian educational institutions have long been running distance education programs. Some of them, such as Alberta’s Athabasca University, specialize in this type of education. The most compelling reason for providing distance education is to make educational opportunities accessible to individuals who are not able to take advantage of the in-person programs offered at universities and colleges.
|Class of 1914|
Monday, 01 December 2014 10:55 Written by Peter Rowntree
Monday, 01 December 2014 00:08 Written by Mallory Hendry
|The University of Calgary’s Alice Woolley is moving her law classes into the future.|
Monday, 24 November 2014 10:54 Written by Mallory Hendry
Monday, 17 November 2014 00:08 Written by David Williams
There is a pervasive culture in most Canadian law schools that warns “Big Law or bust.” Generations of law students have experienced the phenomenon that converts 1L moral idealists into 3L financial realists. So while many of us begin law school with the passions of Atticus Finch and Jake Brigance, after three years of legal education, we often find ourselves more influenced by The Wolf of Wall Street.
|Wayne D. Garnons-Williams and Jennifer Reynolds talked students through the highs and lows of running your own firm.|